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Garfield Park

2502 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203

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Garfield Park Hours

Mon - Tue 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed- Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun Closed
Garfield Park

What was known as the Shelby Branch began in 1918 when the library was housed in old School No. 34. A new branch was constructed in 1965 at the current Shelby Street location. Following a major renovation, the branch reopened in 2011 as the Garfield Park Branch, reflecting the desire of residents to refer to the branch by their beloved and adjacent Garfield Park.

Amenities & Services
Internet Access
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Early learning computer stations
  • Free Wi-Fi

Accessible Workstation

Self-Services
Outgoing Fax
Exam Proctoring
Bike Rack
Walk-Up Book Return
Story Time Garden
Seed Library
  • Open for seed checkout during regular library hours (March-October)
Upcoming Events at Garfield Park
Escape the Eclipse

Escape the Eclipse

Garfield Park Branch

Legend has it that a solar eclipse happens when the sun and moon are fighting. To ensure the world is not encased in darkness forever, kids must work together to uncover clues while learning about solar eclipses during this escape room program. Will you be able to escape the eclipse? Ages 6 and up.

Career Center at Garfield Park

Career Center at Garfield Park

Garfield Park Branch

Adults needing help with creating a resume, searching for a job or career online, or filling out an online job application are invited to receive free one-on-one assistance.

Storytime at Garfield Park

Storytime at Garfield Park

Garfield Park Branch

Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, songs, and movement activities.

Branch Manager
Alexandria  Oberhaus

Alexandria Oberhaus

Hi, I'm Alexandria Oberhaus, Branch Manager for Garfield Park. Some of my favorite authors include Malcolm Gladwell, Isabel Allende, and Sylvia Moreno-Garcia. My current favorite genre is magical realism. I hope you’ll visit our location soon. For questions or comments, please feel free to contact me. I can help in both English and Spanish.

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